Street Dreams Magazine Issue 008 Launch ft. Soulection


We had the pleasure of hosting the launch event for Street Dreams Magazines latest issue 008. The sold out event resembled a gallery opening, showcasing work by photographers featured in the new issue. Soulection turned up the house with special DJ sets.

Street Dreams Magazine is a quarterly photography publication & full service content creation studio focused on building community through showcasing the talents of photographers worldwide.

Soulection is a record label, radio show and niche collective of creative music makers and programmers worldwide. Based in Los Angeles, CA, Soulection curates timeless music from around the world and increases visibility for The Sound Of Tomorrow™ through weekly Soulection Radio broadcasts, traditional releases, live events and curated visuals. As a trusted resource and global platform pushing forward honest music, Soulection aims to inspire a cultural shift in music consumption that values the artistry of music and discovery.

Begin Transmission: Tim Okamura + Chris Marshall

This weekend, Be Electric Studios hosted a collaborative exhibition and reception titled Begin Transmission. The show was curated by art critic Lori Zimmer and featured work by Tim Okamura and Chris Marshall. Okamura is a contemporary Canadian painter known for his depiction of African-American and minority subjects in urban settings and his unique combination of graffiti and realism. Chris Marshall, an artist based here in Bushwick, creates elaborate abstract sculptures and installations.

The night was not only a celebration of local art and creativity, but an opportunity to explore diversity and social justice, how they relate to each other and current issues. A portion of the proceeds from the event went to Beauty for Freedom, a non-profit organization utilizing the extensive outreach and power of the beauty/fashion industries to raise awareness about fighting human trafficking. 

The opening was a huge success with live music, drinks, a great crowd. Check out some of the shots below from the event; Chris and Tim's work filled up our space beautifully! Please follow the links below to view more of the artists' work and to learn more about Beauty for Freedom.